N V Swindale

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Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Automated analysis of normal and glaucomatous optic nerve head topography images
    N V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:1730-42. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual cortex: more wiggle room for the brain
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3N9, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:R1055-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Feedback decoding of spatially structured population activity in cortical maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Neural Comput 20:176-204. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Cerebral cortex: the singular precision of visual cortex maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3N9, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R991-4. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint How different feature spaces may be represented in cortical maps
    N V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3N9, Canada
    Network 15:217-42. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Neural synchrony, axonal path lengths, and general anesthesia: a hypothesis
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neuroscientist 9:440-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The spatial pattern of response magnitude and selectivity for orientation and direction in cat visual cortex
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Cereb Cortex 13:225-38. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Reply to Carreira-Perpiñán and Goodhill. Are visual cortex maps optimized for coverage?
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, V5Z 3N9
    Neural Comput 14:2053-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Visual cortex maps are optimized for uniform coverage
    N V Swindale
    Dept of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, B C, V5Z 3N9, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 3:822-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint A model for the thick, thin and pale stripe organization of primate V2
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Network 18:327-42. 2007

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Automated analysis of normal and glaucomatous optic nerve head topography images
    N V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:1730-42. 2000
    ..To classify images of optic nerve head (ONH) topography obtained by scanning laser ophthalmoscopy as normal or glaucomatous without prior manual outlining of the optic disc...
  2. ncbi request reprint Visual cortex: more wiggle room for the brain
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3N9, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 17:R1055-7. 2007
    ..Experiments in which one eye of a ferret is removed at birth show subtle effects on the development of visual cortex maps that are in agreement with those predicted by theory...
  3. ncbi request reprint Feedback decoding of spatially structured population activity in cortical maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Neural Comput 20:176-204. 2008
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  4. ncbi request reprint Cerebral cortex: the singular precision of visual cortex maps
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, V5Z 3N9, British Columbia, Canada
    Curr Biol 16:R991-4. 2006
    ..A remarkable new technique, two-photon confocal fluorescence microscopy, has revealed an extraordinarily precise organization in the visual cortex. The methodology seems set to become the tool of choice for studying cortical maps...
  5. ncbi request reprint How different feature spaces may be represented in cortical maps
    N V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 3N9, Canada
    Network 15:217-42. 2004
    ..Deviations from uniform retinotopy often led to improved coverage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Neural synchrony, axonal path lengths, and general anesthesia: a hypothesis
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Neuroscientist 9:440-5. 2003
    ..This simple and testable theory explains why anesthetics interfere selectively with higher cognitive functions but leave those dominated by rate-based firing relatively intact...
  7. ncbi request reprint The spatial pattern of response magnitude and selectivity for orientation and direction in cat visual cortex
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Cereb Cortex 13:225-38. 2003
    ..Orientation and direction preference angles are always closely orthogonal. Reversals in direction preference form lines that originate precisely in orientation singularities...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reply to Carreira-Perpiñán and Goodhill. Are visual cortex maps optimized for coverage?
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, V5Z 3N9
    Neural Comput 14:2053-6. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Visual cortex maps are optimized for uniform coverage
    N V Swindale
    Dept of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, B C, V5Z 3N9, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 3:822-6. 2000
    ..This suggests that coverage optimization is an important organizing principle governing cortical map development...
  10. ncbi request reprint A model for the thick, thin and pale stripe organization of primate V2
    Nicholas V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Network 18:327-42. 2007
    ..In addition it predicts the presence of reversals in the direction of mapping of retinal eccentricity which should be more common in the pale stripes than elsewhere...
  11. ncbi request reprint Polytrodes: high-density silicon electrode arrays for large-scale multiunit recording
    Timothy J Blanche
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow St, Vancouver, BC V5Z 3N9, Canada
    J Neurophysiol 93:2987-3000. 2005
    ..It was possible to maintain stable recordings from active neurons adjacent to the polytrode without change in their absolute positions, neurophysiological or receptive field properties...
  12. ncbi request reprint How many maps are there in visual cortex?
    N V Swindale
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, 2550 Willow Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 3N9
    Cereb Cortex 10:633-43. 2000
    ..A higher limit, of about nine or ten, may be imposed by the numbers of neurons (or minicolumns) available to represent each of 2(N) features within a given small region of cortex...
  13. pmc Retinal wave behavior through activity-dependent refractory periods
    Keith B Godfrey
    Department of Opthamology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS Comput Biol 3:e245. 2007
    ..The principles described here are very general and may be adaptable to the description of spontaneous wave activity in other areas of the nervous system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Nyquist interpolation improves neuron yield in multiunit recordings
    Timothy J Blanche
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Neurosci Methods 155:81-91. 2006
    ..A practical benefit, especially for large electrode arrays, is that the bandwidth and storage requirements can be greatly reduced by using data acquisition rates at or slightly above the Nyquist frequency...